This seminar is designed for human resource directors, insurance claims representatives, risk managers, safety directors, rehabilitation specialists, occupational health nurses, accountants and attorneys.
As a professional involved in workers’ compensation issues, you must have a thorough understanding of current medical and legal issues to be truly effective in your workers’ comp practice. This program will navigate through the most recent, and important, medical and legal trends and developments related to workers’ compensation, including medical privacy issues, claims related to toxic mold exposure, lower back and knee injuries, and specific issues related to Medicare, federal employment, and the workers’ compensation exclusive remedy.
Discussions and materials will also focus on medical expert testimony, ethical issues and the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and Jurisdictional Issues. You will leave with practical, real-world advice, and the ability to handle crucial workers’ compensation issues with the utmost confidence and effectiveness. Human resource directors, insurance claims representatives, risk managers, safety directors, rehabilitation specialists, occupational nurses, accountants, attorneys and other legal staff will not want to miss this seminar!
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Investigating Workers’ Compensation Claims To Minimize Exposure
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Return To Work Issues: How To Use Light Duty, Accommodations
And Discipline To Control The Troublesome Claimant
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
III. Case Law Update
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
IV. What Constitutes An Occupational Disease
V. Tales Of Malingering
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own cases to be discussed
during this segment.
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
2:25 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VI. The Utility Of The Functional Capacities Evaluation (FCE)
VII. Nurse Case Management
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Question And Answer Session